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March 17, 2007

Monte Zucker dies

Monte Zucker, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, passed away last night. The well known Portrait and Wedding Photographer, Educator, Teacher, Instructor, Mentor & Author, with over 50 years of experience, was an extraordinary asset for photographers looking to take their skills to the next level. The United Nations honored him as Portrait Photographer of the Year 2002. Revered by many Nikonians, he will be missed. May he rest in peace.

Update 01 - There will be a memorial service for Monte in Washington DC on Sunday, April 22nd from 1-4 PM. Details are still tentative; those wishing to attend should follow the thread on the Monte Zucker forum for further information.

Posted by jrp at March 17, 2007 8:56 AM